Posted on March 23rd, 2023
In the center of Texas’s oil and gas country, Midland International Air and Space Port (MAF) is the first commercial airport licensed to serve commercial airline flights and commercial spaceflight. Located just 14 miles southwest of Midland, it serves more than one million commercial passengers annually. It’s one of only four spaceports in the State of Texas, FAA-operated Houston Spaceport, and the private spaceports in Boca Chica (SpaceX) and West Texas (Blue Origin). As the Permian Basin’s premier air transportation hub, Midland International Air and Space Port is an integral part of the economic engine in the region.
The Midland International Air and Space Port has four runways, which are perfect for small and mid-sized aircraft such as turboprops or jetliners. The airport is also served by Signature Flight Support, a full-service FBO that offers amenities such as agricultural clearance, conference rooms, pilot rooms, wifi, crew rooms, passenger lounges, and parking.
Airport Codes: MAF (FAA and IATA), KMAF (ICAO)
Lat/Long: N31-56.6 / W102-12.1
Operating Hours: Airport and FBO 24 hours daily.
FBOs: One fixed-based operator (FBO) offers services.
Runways: 16/341 – 9,501 ft. long is the longest of the four runways.
U.S. Customs: Yes, and U.S. Customs Pre-Clearance.
Airport Address: 9506 La Force Blvd, Midland, TX 79706
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The airport is a primary commercial aviation facility, with over 20 based aircraft, transient general aviation, military, and air taxi airlines serving the area. It is also the home of Midland College’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program and Hangar E. This commercial hangar complex provides a training center for aircraft airframe technicians and powerplant technicians.
The airport is a service provider for many local, regional, and national air carriers, including American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines. The airport is also home to several businesses supporting flight operations and is a popular location for aircraft maintenance services and training.